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Apr 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
to abortion restrictions. >> we have a close eye on the rain pattered moving to the area. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> israel sent an urgent warning to citizens to leave the sinai peninsula immediately. officials said they have concrete evidence of suspected terrorist plot to kidnap israelis. israel holds a standing travel advisory to the sinai because of the threat of terror attacks. nebraska lawmakers approved a bill banning abortions of 20 weeks based on the assertion that fetuses feel pain. the bill was meant to stop late term abortions in and of the few states where doctors are willing to provide them. >>> president obama began the second day of the regular summit on a somber note. >> the mom
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Apr 19, 2010 6:00pm EDT
of the united states of america. >> at a larger rally in see, they said today is about patriotism, not terrorism. this family drove from kentucky with their six children. >> i carry my gun most of the time wherever i go. my husband and i both do. >> they say that right is threatened and must be protected. >> of the house could vote this week on abc voting rights bill including language that he essentially guts what is left of dc's anti-gun law. >>> gun rights is the topic of feet pulse poll. go to wjla.com to cast your vote. >>> the supreme court justices are sharply divided over and on campus christian student group. the college refuses to legally recognize the christian legal society because they will not admit gays or non christians. being forced to admit somebody who does not support their believes is a threat to their beliefs. other justices said this could open the door to legally banning minorities. >> its tale of two tea partys. ies. they found that while the group was anti-big government and hostile toward barack obama, they are not happy with republicans, either. >> the tea party is em
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Apr 11, 2010 9:00am EDT
. >> president obama announces major changes in america's nuclear strategy. >> announcing to every regime out there under what circumstances you can do cause? >> a former speaker sounds off. >> the most radical president in american history. has now thrown dn the gauntlet to the american people. >> a new dynamic duo takes center stage. >> two years from now president obama will be a one-term president. >> supreme court justice john paul stevens announces his retirement -- who will present an obama named to replace him? >> virginia had been the capital of confederacy. >> confederacy history month in virginia. wasn't slaver worth a mention? >> slavery was the controlling and central issue and i don't know anyone with historical creance -- credence would differ with that? >> the united states has used nuclear-weapons only twice, against her were she not and nagasaki toward the end of world war ii. afterwards japan surrendered. once we have the bomb the soviets wanted one and the nuclear arms race was on. president obama announced he is reworking america's nuclear strategy, scaling back the role
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Apr 16, 2010 4:30am EDT
. we'll have more on the shutdown from london and iceland, coming up on "good morning america." >>> there's good news this morning for the hundreds of thousands whose unemployment benefits have run out. president obama signed a bill restoring those benefits. those who were getting checks can reapply and get the money they missed retroactively. >>> republicans say that unemployment bill adds $18 billion to the deficit. deficit and government spending were the subject of rallies of tea parties around the country. there were rallies demanding strict fiscal policies and an end to what some called gangster government. jonathan karl went to the rally in washington. >> reporter: they came to washington, angry about president obama's policies, to be sure. but also angry at the way they've been portrayed. >> we've been called racist. >> don't -- we've been called a lot of things we're not. >> the only thing we want is obama to be more conscious with our money and not be wasteful. that's it. doesn't make us racist. >> reporter: many of them blamed us, the news media. >> you know what, b
ABC
Apr 15, 2010 6:30pm EDT
are stranded across europe, africa asia and the americas. >> 5-year-old looking forward to seeing mickey mouse. really upset. >> the plane is stuck because of a volcano. >> there's nothing you can do, so we will make the best out of it. >> reporter: von call noll gists say it's impossible to predict how much longer this volcano will continue belching ash into the atmosphere. could be days, could be years. and depending on which way the wind blows, there could be a lot more disruption to come in our skies. tonight, the british extended their air space lockdown until 1:00 p.m. tomorrow. there are 1200 flights scheduled to take off from heathrow tomorrow, and george, there's a fair chance that none of them will make it. >> could be a long weekend for a lot of people. thanks, nick. as nick said, volcanic ash can pose all kinds of problems for airliners. and while the scale of today's eruption might be rare, the threat is not. over the years, at least 126 aircraft have had serious encounters with ash clouds. lee a sfashg h lisa stark has the story. >> reporter: this was the view just two months ago
ABC
Apr 15, 2010 4:30am EDT
for america's future in space. >> his plan is a major revision of previous policy and is already drawing criticism from some of the nation's past heroes in space. t.j. winick joins us from washington with details. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, vinita. under the president's plan, nasa will encourage private companies to build their own spaceships to ferry astronauts to the international space station. under the bush administration, nasa's goal was to send an american astronaut to the moon for a seventh time. the obama administration wants, instead, focus on getting to mars. today, in cape canaveral, florida, at the kennedy space center, the president will unveil his plan to take nasa in a new direction. >> what the president will outline represents our best opportunity and our best effort to get this agency and program back on pace to put astronauts and rockets into space, as the president so strongly desires. >> reporter: while famed astronaut neil armstrong has publicly criticized the president's plan, another space pioneer, buzz aldrin, supports the changes. >> i totall
ABC
Apr 4, 2010 9:00am EDT
or the other. it is safer for the planet if we do it under our strict controls and technology in america as opposed to nigeria. the niger delta is polluted, the amazon basin off the coast of the equatorial guinea. every consideration, we ought to be drilling here. why do you restricted and shut down the entire pacific ocean and alaska? >> what about the north atlantic? >> because this is a political and sensible statement. you start, and if it is successful and does not cause horrible environmental damage and studies show it is feasie, and you move on. if it does not, you stop. >> al gore says that fossil fuels are destroying our environment. >> well, he says that, yes. it is not destroying our environment. these things can be controlled. but president obama has proposed -- this is a prototype. if it works, they can expand it. the pacific is not off limits for ever. it is just at the moment. >> what are we testing? we have a ton of drilling happening every day in the gulf of mexico, in a hurricane area, anit is successful. >> it is whether we can neutralize this as a political issue and
ABC
Apr 5, 2010 4:30am EDT
have a live update coming up on "good morning america." >>> a developing story from pakistan, a suspected suicide bomber targeted a political rally in the northwest part of the country. the blast killedearly two dozen people and wounded more than 100 more. >>> the latest suicide bombings in baghdad are raising concerns that terrorists are on a mission. porn 40 people were killed in the coordinated easter sunday attack. iraqi authorities say the death toll would have been higher but they managed to foil two other attacks by spping vehicles and defusing the explosive. s. >>> in china, totally miraculous scenes as more than 100 miners were pull out a mine shaft this more than. we were inadvertently dug into an abandoned mine. res xuers heard the men tapping underground. >>> well, pope benedict will spend the next few days resting in his retreat after the growing pedophile priest crisis nearly overshadow holy war. breaking with tradition, the dean of the college of cardinals addressed the pope directly, dismissing the criticism against him as, quote, petty gossip. but a victims'
ABC
Apr 8, 2010 6:00pm EDT
the ropes somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> a 10-year-old received a big honor today. >> he became a man of the house after his military father died. what is debt left behind it made all the difference. -- what his dad left behind it made the difference. >> you should always help people. >> when he was four years old, his father, a major in the army, passed away. as he was dying, he wrote a collection of letters to be opened at each stage of his development. he was instructed to get good grades androtect his sister. >> he takes out the trask. he likes to tell me what to do -- takes o the trash. >> i do my homework. if i spell something, it helps me clean it up. >> willie was honored by lockhe
ABC
Apr 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, with not much more than a dream. and today, we know it's small businesses that can create the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >> parts of downtown are under lock down tonight as the leaders descend on washington, d.c. >> road closures are causing headaches for commuters. jennifer donelan is live with how president are coping. >> this is what they warned us about four days. i am just south of howard university. d.c. is now on a lockdown. all day long, we have been watching security around the city. when they go by, traffic must stop. there are massive security checkpoints. resi
ABC
Apr 12, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. why you may be surprised about what this somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> you're watching abc 7 news at 11m with leon harris, caroline lyders, doug hill, and tim brant sports. >>> three people were inside as rescuers approached. she disappeared under the water. the rescue teams found her later downstream unconscious. >>> deadly mining accident in west virginia has virginia governor bob mcdonnell taking action. he wants to amend the budget to increase funding for mining safety. >>> the senate held a moment of silence to honor the memories of the 29 miners killed in the west virginia explosion, and in west virginia, the governor led a ceremony to commemorate the minors. the cause of the expl
ABC
Apr 20, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> rappelling and her husband will be in a tennessee court room testifying in a trial of a former college student who was accused of hacking into sarah palin's e-mail account during the 2008 presidential campaign. he arrived in court today for the start of the trial. there is no word when she will testify. >>> the supreme court striking down a federal law in the name of sri -- of free speech. a federal law ba the lawnb -- bans the sale of video showing cruelty to animals. the command society -- > >>> schools used to serve it to gain interest whether or not to start a new women's sport. joe biden announced that service alone will not be proof enough that schools are offer
ABC
Apr 20, 2010 6:00am EDT
. >> another check on traffic and weather every 10 minutes. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >> it is 6:00 then on this tuesday morning. welcome back. i'm adam caskey outside the virginia square metro station. it's not a bad day in the beltway. we have some cooler outlying areas. it's 51 degrees right here. in stafford it's in the upper 30's. this is a popular family, looking east from chesapeake beach over the chesapeake bay, a few clouds in the sky. clouds will increase throughout the midday and afternoon. 49 in chesapeake beach. today will be seasonable with highs in the upper 60's. morning sunshine gives way to midday clouds. gentle rain showers tomorrow. scattered, light rain. the weekend looks unse
ABC
Apr 20, 2010 6:30pm EDT
on camera. >>> good evening. today it became clear, president obama will have a power showdown with america's big banks. the banks announced huge profits today, for the first three months of this year. just as the president prepares his trip to wall street on thursday. he wants congress to take on the banks, the financial risk and secrecy. the banks say the economy will pay a price. tonight, we're going to bring you both sides of this duel, beginning with jake tapper at the white house. he covers the president. jake? >> reporter: good evening, diane. finance shl regulatory reform is an incredibly complicated, in the wields debate, but president obama talks about it in stark terms, almost as if he sees himself as a sheriff in the wild west, trying to clean up a criminal casino. painting a picture of some of these unregulated financial markets, president uses words such as gamble and bet. the chips are the economy. >> we can't allow financial institutions. the same recklessness that nearly brought down our entire economy. using money and connections to stack the deck. >> reporter: and in this
ABC
Apr 19, 2010 4:30am EDT
. one was aerch offered a job to stay in the lone star state. and coming up on "good morning america," live updates from iceland, london, more tales from right here in the u.s. of people living at the airport. >>> now to the other big story this morning, toyota is about to agree to pay a record fine. it stems from the companies's failure in the right way about his gas pedals. t.j. winick has details. >> reporter: according to the federal government, toyota knew about the problem about sudden acceleration and sticky pedals in 2009, but it waited until january of this year to tell regulates. later today, auto giant will agreed to pay a $6.4 million fine. the maximum penalty allowed. >> i think this is another black eye for toyota because it shows that the company didn't care about safety, that it covered up the issue in the united states. >> reporter: while toyota is likely to say they admit no wrongdoing, according to a senior transportation official, by paying the full civil penalty, tot is accepting the responsibility for hiding the safety defect in violation of the law. >> toyota w
ABC
Apr 21, 2010 4:30am EDT
by and waiting. >> lama hasan in london this morning. thanks, lama. >>> later on "good morning america," we take a closer look at whether there is still a doing from that big volcano. >>> back here at home, big banks are gearing up for a battle over more government regulation. president obama and congressional lawmakers appear close to an agreement on a bill that would regulate the financial industry. t.j. winick is joining us from washington with the latest. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning. the president is determined to pass financial reform. and we're seeing the battle take shape on wall street and on capitol hill. when it comes to pushing financial reforms for wall street, the president sounds ready for a showdown. >> what we've seen is an army of industry lobbyists, from wall street, descending on capitol hill. if these folks want a fight, it's a fight i'm ready to have. >> reporter: the white house is focused on derivatives. essentially bets between power players on wall street and around the world, whether certain businesses will succeed or fail. >> part of what led to this c
ABC
Apr 30, 2010 4:30am EDT
are there this morning. we'll have the latest coming up on "good morning america." >>> there has been another bizarre attack on children in china this morning. the third this week. a man attacked a group of kindergarten students with a hammer in eastern china. five children were injured. and then, he poured gasoline over his body and lit himself on fire. it was the fifth attack on schoolchildren in the last month. >>> a mine collapse in western kentucky has taken the lives of two miners. the men were found dead yet, about four miles from the surface. the mine where they were working has a long history of safety problems. it's been cited 840 times since january 2009. during that time, portions of the mine have been closed 11 times. >>> and in west virginia, the owners of the coal mine where 29 men died earlier this month, are offering each family a $3 million cash settlement. massey energy has also offered them a large insurance payout, family health coverage, and college payments for children. the families say taking the money will not bar them from legal action. >>> we know of president obama's firs
ABC
Apr 18, 2010 10:00am EDT
to an enormous flowering of the economy in america. that bill was responsible for taking us more than 90% of the way to a balanced budget. people didn't realize its benefits. the same thing is happening with the health care bill where people are still reading in to it all manner of dark things and they haven't felt benefits of it yet. but america is a different country now. we are culturally different country. we are more diverse, we're more humanitarian, in other words we solve these problems together. the intent is intense if not more intense but i think the outcome of the election is likely to be far less dramatic than it was in '94. >> no republican revolution, no takeover. >> i don't think it will. i think, you know, if history is any guide, they should make a few gains but i don't expect them to win either, no. >> let's talk about why you're here, cgiu. clinton global initiative university. what is different that changes about the previous models for natural service for young people that already exist? >> well, what we did is try to construct a college version of the clinton global
ABC
Apr 2, 2010 11:35pm EDT
to find out how they reinvented one of america's iconic brands. but can this man keep americans lining up for another cup of joe? it's a "nightline" exclusive. >>> aryou smarter than a 4-year-old? there's a lot more to kid's play than meets the eye. need proof? we sit in on the experiments that show us that your child may be a lot smarter than you think. >>> and, sweet child. top hat, sunglasses on, and the unmistakable guitar riffs. he needs just one name. slash is tonight's "play list." >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, martin bashir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, this is "nightline," april 2nd, 2010. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. we begin tonight with coffee, and the star of the massive multibillion dollar industry. whether or not you call yourself a starbucks fan, it is nearly impossible to avoid the coffeehouse chain. it is the world's largest. a daily pit stop for millions of americans. but starbucks is not without competition, and their phones are eager to see them fail, and that may have happened, if it wasn't for the man you are ab
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Apr 18, 2010 8:00am EDT
later, those original rebel kids have reunited for one more dance. ♪ >>> good morning, america. >> good morning, everyone i'm ashleigh banfield. it's sunday april 18th. president obama is one of the millions whose travel plans have been thwarted from the ash cloud in the ice land dick volcano. he was supposed to be in poland attending the funeral for that country's president. it's too dangerous even for air force one. >> this is the most sweeping disruption since 9 swlsh/1 1 take a look at this photo. this shows power of nature. a lightning storm above the eruption. here's a photo of neal karlinsky, he went right into the ash storm to see what it's like in the darkness. he's live at the foot of the volcano. he'll join us in just a moment. >>> also this morning a battle is brewing on the massive financial reform bill. the press president is vowing to get new reform rules for wall street passed in the senate. but the republicans are opposed to the plan, saying it's another bank bailout. and now it's getting personal. >>> what can old dogs teach us about avoiding cancer. one researcher fin
ABC
Apr 19, 2010 11:00pm EDT
's small businesses that can create the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >>> tonight on "nightline," a journey to fix the light -- and a life story. a total stranger to himself. >>> this is a pretty strange re- gift. sharon osborn says that she is having her breast implants removed, and she will give them to her husband. rocker ozzie osbourne will use them as paperweights. she calls them awful. >> people with too much time and too much on her hands. >> at least she is keeping us abreast of the situation. >>> how about the caps? they are the halves or the have not
ABC
Apr 5, 2010 6:00pm EDT
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Apr 20, 2010 11:00pm EDT
for equality in america. >> dorothy height was the only woman to stand on the platform during dr. martin luther king's historic i have a dream speech. she was the president of the national council of negro women for three decades. >> she was a phenomenal woman and she led the way on so many important issues, not only in this century but the last one, as well. >> she was also a trend social worker and a long time washingtonian. the resolution was sponsored tonight to honor her. >>> coming up, a hidden weapon against the swine flu. we are on your side of the key decisions credited with saving many lives. >> why this iphone may hold the secret that millions want to know about. >> kal penn's >>> a house fire led police to more than 100 marijuana plants with an estimated street value of $200,000. the fire broke out in inbowie. nobody was injured. the police and now investigating the drugs that were found while the fire department investigate the cause of the blaze. >>> the former illinois governor is going down the gauntlet. >> if i am wrong, i challenge mr. fitzgerald to show up in court tomorrow a
ABC
Apr 23, 2010 6:00pm EDT
over the weekend. we have the complete details straight ahead. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> of breaking news about the oil rig explosion. the coast guard is calling off the search for a 11 missing workers after the oil rigs had and the gulf of mexico. it doesn't appear that any additional oil is leaking. they have to clean up the shore. the severe weather could push the oil to show -- shore faster. >>> 1 use crutches and another used a wheelchair. >>> the u.s. launched an unmanned space rocket, but the intention remains a total mystery. the air force has not said how long the mission will last and will miss at the rocket will conduct tests. details remain a secret. when it is efficient --
ABC
Apr 28, 2010 4:30am EDT
believe my product was proper. >> reporter: in an interview to air on "good morning america," blankfein refused to say that goldman is being singled out. >> we surely aren't the only financial firm. and i think, in most of these markets, we were not the largest or even a large participant, compared to others. so, i can wish that the focus wasn't so disproportionately on us. but i'm not making any claims of unfairness. >> reporter: democrats had hoped that hearing would help them move ahead with financial reform. but with no republican support right now, the gop blocked a vote in the senate for the second-straight day. jeremy and vinita? >> all right. t.j. winick in washington. thanks. >>> and we'll have more from claire shipman's interview with lloyd blankfein later on "good morning america." >>> some politics now. our new poll must caused some serious concern for members of congress. 57% of voters we asked said they will look around for someone else to vote for in november. that's the lowest level of incumbent support since 1994. asked what party they will support in the fall. 48% say
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Apr 24, 2010 7:00am EDT
morning, america. i'm bill weir. >> i'm bianna golodryga. good to see you, bill. good to see everyone. saturday, april 24th. weather is a big story. the entire country is waking up to a severe weather alert. tornadoes and driving rain throughout the region last night. much more is expected today. we'll be coming up with more on that. >>> we also have good economic news for a change. nobody saw this coming. new home sales rocketsed. the biggest up increase in nearly 50 years. but will it last once the tax incentives go away next week. what does it mean to the value of your home. >>> also, a surprising story out of utah. a convicted killer who asked to be put to death by a firing squad. and the judge granted his wish. now, they're wondering when a firing squad is you'll and unusual punishment. >>> but we do begin with that controversial immigration law that set off a fiery debate across america and lass the land. mike von fremd has the details. >> reporter: on the streets, there was anger. riot police called to protesting in the capital. most were peaceful. inside the capitol building,
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Apr 8, 2010 12:05am EDT
, of course, on "good morning america." that is our report for tonight. from all of us at abc news, good night, america. >> jimmy: hi, i'm jimmy kimmel with an important message from san manuel indian bingo and casino, where you have a chance right now to win $100,000 in their lucky seven bingo contest. all this month, pre-selected bingo numbers are showing up around southern california in all sorts of places. matter of fact, our security guard guillermo is on the roof looking for a number right there. hello, guillermo. >> hi, jimmy. >> jimmy: guillermo, do you see a binglobal with a number on it anywhere there? >> no, i don't see a beginglobal with a number on it. >> jimmy: do you have your bingo card >> yes. >> jimmy: okay. and you know you have to form a number seven across the top and then die yag nolly, right? >> yes. >> jimmy: and when you do, you can go to san manuel to enter the $100,000 "winner take all" drawing on may 7th. >> yes, but i cannot find the number. >> jimmy: i'm going to give you a hint. it rhymes with "spoon." >> fork! >> jimmy: no, it rhymes with "spoon." >> oh. soup? >
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Apr 27, 2010 12:05am EDT
for tonight, i'm cynthia mcfadden. from all of us at abc news, good night, america. >> jimmy: hi, i'm jimmy kimmel, with a message from applebee's neighborhood grill & bar, creators of the new realburgers from across america and sponsors of -- "where in america?" let's meet our contestants -- >> his name is sam and he's from wichita, kansas. she's brianna from california. >> jimmy: welcome! your job tonight is to use your sense of taste and smell to determine which american city served as inspiration for tonight's applebee's realburger. guillermo! bring in the real burgers! here is guillermo. guillermo, why are you blindfolded? >> i don't know. >> jimmy: here's how we play. taste the realburger my lovely assistant is placing in front of you right now, and guess which american city inspired it. the first to guess correctly wins. are you ready? it is time to eat. begin. >> i am going to have a bite of the sandwich as well. my own. again we're asking you to guess which city inspired the tasty ingredients. delicious. see if it tastes at all familiar. sam, anything coming to you? >> i don't have
ABC
Apr 9, 2010 4:30am EDT
to ratify this agreement, a tough task for both men. the president told "good morning america's" george stephanopoulos that fewer nuclear weapons will boost national security. >> i will also say to those in the senate who have questions, is that, this is absolutely vital for us to deal with the broader issues of nuclear proliferation, that are probably the number one threat >> reporter: beyond their own arms reductions, the two presidents are getting closer to a multilateral agreement on sanctions to keep nuclear weapons out of iran. that issue will be front and center next week when the two presidents, along with the leaders of 45 countries, meet for the nuclear summit in washington. now, late last night the president got word that israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu will not be attending his summit. he is sending his dipty in his place. that's a big blow to the president and analysts say it could signal a growing rift between america and israel. vinita? >>> sarah palin is blasting the president for signing that treaty with russia. palin said no administration in american history
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Apr 14, 2010 6:00am EDT
to go along with the new design. coming up on "good morning america", a full report on the administration program to help homeowners and risk of foreclosure. if that is your "money scope report.". i am jeremy hubbard. >> if it's 44 degrees. >> still ahead on this wednesday, a landmark ruling that put strict limits on abortion. >> if today on oprah, take a trip with nate burkus to the private island of billionaire sir richard branson. that's at 4:00 on abc 7. >> it turns out that a nurse could soon end up being your doctor, with a shortage of primary-care physicians. 28 states are considering expanding the authorities of nurse practitioners. these nurses with advanced degrees what the right to practice without the watch live a doctor and the ability to prescribe narcotics. they want to be called dr.. two landmark bills signed into law in nebraska are setting the stage for a new court battle. nebraska is banning abortions based on the notice that the fetus is able to feel pain at 20 weeks. the second measure requires doctors to extensively screen women seeking abortion
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Apr 20, 2010 4:30am EDT
. and a hot 91 in phoenix. >>> and just ahead on "america this morning," the white house chief of staff admits he's got his eyes on another job. >>> plus, new details on the attack that put data for millions of google users into the hands of hackers. >>> and nature's fury. our reporter travels to the top of that iceland volcano. >>> welcome back. overseas stock markets are rebounding this morning. tokyo's nikkei average closed lower but only slightly. hong kong's hang seng rose more than 200 points. in london, the ftse opened higher. the dow gained 73 points on monday. and the nasdaq lost one point. >>> general motors is expected to make good on a promise to fully repay the $6.7 billion loan funded by u.s. taxpayers. gm's ceo is expected to make the details public tomorrow, during a visit to a plant in kansas city. gm has already made two $1 billion payments and promised to have the entire government loan paid off before the end of june. >>> toyota is recalling its lexus gx 460 suv to fix those stability control problems. that is the model consumer reports warned consumers not to buy two weeks
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Apr 2, 2010 6:30pm EDT
the highest calorie fast food in america? the health care bill will make sure you do. >>> and, perfect pitch. one little bird joins a singing planet, thanks to our "persons of the week." >>> good evening. and on this good friday, we begin with new jobs. the most robust jobs report in three years. 162,000 more people found work last month. and though the unemployment rate is stuck at 9.7%, the country is a far cry from what we saw one year ago, when nearly 780,000 people, that red bar, they were losing jobs every single month. and now, some jobs are back, and our business reporr bianna golodryga is here. she's been pouring over the numbers to el us who got them. >> reporter: good evening, diane. while the stock market was closed today in observation of good friday, odds are, had it been open, traders would have finished the week on a positive note. after two years of job losses, march proved to be a turning point. today's numbers say it all. america is back in business. the president said as much in a speech today at a factory in north carolina. >> the economy actually produced a substantial
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Apr 5, 2010 6:00am EDT
. "how to train your dragon" slipped to third place. coming up on "good morning america," where are all the jobs? we hear about a hot industry and help you can get hired. and that is your "money scope" report. i am vinita nair. >>> 6:20. we have 57 degrees. we have breaking news in florida. the space shuttle discovery is beginning its final countdown to lift off. >> let's listen live. >> 20 seconds. t-minus 15 seconds. we have a go. up and ready. 3, two, one. and liftoff of discovery. blazing a trail. >> it is rolling into a headstand position. and going on to the space station. the threengines are now throttling down to reduce stress on the shuttle. discovery is at altitude of 4.7 miles and traveling. >> go at throttle upper. >> roger, go at throttle up. >> performance that will cut capability. >> so far, so good for the space shuttle discovery. it has repair equipment and science experiments. back with more after this. >>> welcome back. we have some lifesaving information. breast feeding can lead to big savings in lives and in money. a study says nearly 900,000 babies and $13 billion
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Apr 26, 2010 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. i'm george stephanopoulos. >> and i'm robin roberts. it's monday, april 26th. inside the heart of the stone. our cameras follow the massive tornado from louisiana to mississippi. rescue crews still searching for survivors. we're live on the scene. >>> and financial showdown. we have an exclusive interview with the key republican senator. >>> also, the fda is expected to greenlight the first vaccine to fight cancer. >>> and you remember her, lost for four days. now this brave little girl and her family join us for the first time since her miraculous rescue. >> got to love that early morning smile. and welcome back. tell us about your adventure. >> so, i'm gone a couple days, george, you change the place. back to the future here. >> this is all new for me. right here in the middle here of times square. >> best seat in the house. there was more dangerous weather overnight. but the big story this morning, the 250-mile path of destruction cut by as massive twister in mississippi. ten people killed there. hundreds of homes damaged or destroyed. trees uprooted.
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Apr 25, 2010 8:00am EDT
on the big boys. she joins us with her hot pink car hours before the big race. >>> good morning, america, i'm bill weir. >> and i'm bianna golodryga. it's sunday, april 25th. >>> and it was a mignightmare i mississippi and other southern states. the tornado was a mile wide when it went through parts of mississippi, lifting roofs off buildings, homes. the governor said the aftermath looks like hurricane katrina. nothing left standing in some places. he's now calling a state of emergency in that hard-hit area. >>> at least ten people killed, three of them children. dozens treated at area hospitals. there were as many as 54 tornadoes across the south yesterday. hitting seven states but the worst of it in yazoo city, mississippi. some parts of the city has been completely destroyed. they are now getting their first real look at how bad the damage is. matt gutman is there, good morning, matt. >> good morning, bianna. meteorologists aren't really sure whether was one deadly tornado or several equally ferocious ones that carved that path of destruction across the state. what is clear in yazoo city
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Apr 16, 2010 3:05am EDT
unveil their contract from america, calling for the tax code to be scrapped. ♪ >>> and the emotional reunion for war heroes who liberated millions from nazi death camps. it's friday, april 16th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> happy friday to you. >> tax day's over, too. >> tax day's over. >> that's the best reason -- >> the weekend is almost here. lots to celebrate. we'll do that this half hour and throughout the morning. hope you stay with us. good morning. i'm jeremy hubbard. >> and i'm vinita nair. well, that plume of volcanic ash that is a virtual wall over the sky in the northern atlantic and northern europe is what we're talking about today. it may even affect president obama's trip to poland this weekend. >> it began spreading right after a remote volcano in iceland erupted two days ago. for the latest now we're joined by john hendren in washington. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. this morning thousands of passengers bound for europe are stranded and wondering just when they'll be able to board their planes. some fi
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Apr 7, 2010 4:30am EDT
later on "good morning america." >>> moving overseas now. on the indonesian island of sumatra, things got off to a shaky start, thanks to a 7.2 magnitude earthquake. power was lost close to the quake's epicenter. and a brief tsunami warning went into effect. luckily only minor injuries and minimal damage was reported. >>> there's speculation this morning by at least one person, that afghan president hamid karzai may be taking illegal drugs. that comes from the u.s. diplomat of the u.n. mission in afghanistan. karzai has drawn criticism after a string of controversial comments. the white house yesterday threatened to cancel next month's scheduled visit with the president, unless karzai curbs his statements. >>> president obama leaves for prague today, where he will sign a landmark nuclear trey with russia. going forward, the president says the u.s. is scaling back on nuclear weapons. and perhaps the most controversial part of his plan, a promise not to use nuclear weapons against countries that don't have them. but the white house insists the new policy won't make america any less safe
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Apr 14, 2010 5:00pm EDT
been sold in the u.s. why? because america has no limit on copper levels in beef. the report says meat containing traces of copper can reach the food supply. consumer advocates say that is a problem. >> overtime, as they accumulate, they can impact organs. they can cause organ failure. >> the usda says it cannot set standards on contaminants and drive revenues without involvement from the epa. -- and the food and drug administration. >> i do not think i want that stuff in my body. >> the national cattlemen's beef association said, while the u.s. beef supply is safe by any nations standards, and the incidence of a food safety issue is a concern. the beef industry is constantly looking for ways to improve this system. in the meantime, some people are turning to organic beef. >> i think people should stop looking for deals and by the best they can. >> a usda spokesperson says that agency will implement all the recommendations. president obama appointed of food safety working group to work on issues just like this one. >>> it looks like mexico is welcoming a high-level visitor today, first
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Apr 16, 2010 6:00am EDT
for back issues. coming up on "good morning america", the latest on delays and disruptions caused by the volcano in iceland. if that is your "money scope report.". on jeremy hubbard. >> its 57 degrees. >> still ahead, alex ovechkin on the ice or on the beach. the coach called the superstar out last night after he went missing in action. >> today on "oprah," live in chicago with elton john and actor russell crowe. that's at 4:00 and abc 7. >> if the capitals want to get the stanley cup this year, they will have to perform better than they did in game 1 of the playoffs last night. >> such a disappointment, sloppy effort from the regular-season chance against the montreal canadiens. this is the big leagues. tomas had been taunting the capitals. alex ovechkin was a virtual nashotah. -- no-show. >> when you get 50 shots on goal and ovechkin does not get any, i think hw was not very good tonight. but they will try to even the series tomorrow at the verizon center. he got called out by the coach. >> he did. the coach was highly agitated. 6:25. we have another half hour of good morning wa
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Apr 19, 2010 6:00am EDT
, but warm-up is in store. a chill in the air, but warm-up is in store. we will give somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. is that your new car ? uh... yeah ? cool. thanks. i knew i wanted a subaru legacy. i went back and forth on the hood scoop... but i'm glad i went for it. the subaru legacy. feel the love. >> live, and in hd, this is abc 7's good morning washington, on your side. >> still ahead, a deadly shooting on maryland's college campus strikes close to home. >> good morning, washington. i am natasha barrett in for alison starling. >> i am doug mcelway. it's time for traffic and weather every 10 minutes. let's find out what's in store. >> is a trust advisory -- sauced advisory -- frost advisory.
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Apr 21, 2010 6:00am EDT
leadership will leave an indelible mark." >> 53 degrees in roslyn. >> taking aim at america's sodium intake. is government intervention the best idea? >> a gas tax hike in the district, what could it mean for maryland and virginia drivers? ♪ my subaru saved my life. i won't ever forget that. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >> you are watching abc7's good morning washington. with doug mcelway, alison starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, and lisa baden with traffic. this is good morning washington, on your side. >> in our top stories, the new video has surfaced from the night at university of maryland student was beaten in college park. the video from the university of maryland offers a clear view of the area where jack mckenna was beaten. right now officials are investigating a two-minute gap in the video. several police officers have been suspended over the incident. a senior administration official says president obama has begun talking with potential supreme court nominees. that nominee would replace retiring justice john paul stevens. if this morning the president wil
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Apr 21, 2010 6:30pm EDT
owes america $45 billion. that is how much stock we, the taxpayers, own. but if they can make real money, the treasury can sell that stock in the next year or two and maybe, just maybe, get most of it back. and then, diane, both presidents bush and obama can take credit for saving hundreds of thousands of jobs at a cost far lower than anyone thought. >> what a differences a year makes. thank you, bill weir. we wondered with gm repaying their loan, how many ious are still out there? so, we asked david muir to bring us up to date, in one minute. >> reporter: just who oechls us what? after the news from gm, we wondered, what about chrysler? taxpayers gave them $14 billion, and so far, they've paid back just a fraction, leaving us with an iou of more than $12 billion. so the question now is, are we going to recoup the chrysler money? >> i think we will, but it will take longer. >> reporter: and what about the banks? of the nine major banks bailed out, only one now hasn't paid up, citi group. taxpayers gave them $45 billion. they've paid back less than half. another iou to the taxpayers
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Apr 12, 2010 4:30am EDT
to sacramento. >>> ahead on "america this morning," international outrage after an american mother sends her adopted son back to russia alone. now, it could prevent other ericans from adoption. >>> and a frantic rescue as rising floodwaters carry a w >>> it c >>> it could be a big week on wall street. first quarter corpate earnings reports begin to come out today with google, intel and jpmorgan chase among them. it could spur the stock market to i seventh week of gains. the dow briefly touched the 11,000 mark on friday for the first time in a year and a half. and that high water mark could boost retail confidence. >> people pay attention to these big round numbers and that has the potential to bring retail investors back in the game. a lot of rally so far has been driven by big institutions but if mom and pops get into it, that could bring the dow higher still. >> as good as the market rally is, it's still 20% off the record high back in 2007. it's time for market activity. tokyo's nikkei average rose 47 points today. hong kong's hang seng fell 70. in london the ftse opened higher. on wall s
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Apr 15, 2010 11:00pm EDT
the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >> tonight, georgetown basketball. a new game came to town. the mission empowers the individuals affected by kidney disease and promotes research advocacy and education. tonight, he was in town for an art show featuring two of his friends. he is using all the money he raised to help his foundation and his new project, hospitals in haiti. >> there are some great pieces out there. >> absolutely. great stuff. you had better get over there, after you do this. >>> overtime heartbreak at the verizon center. the canadiens' stars shi
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Apr 23, 2010 11:00pm EDT
of the pilgrims' pride ♪ from every mountainside ♪ let freedom ring ♪ somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >> some local volunteers received special recognition. the fairfax county volunteer service awards were celebrated today. there were 142 honorees who gave a total of 150,000 hours of community service this year. i was honored to serve as emcee of the luncheon. i was inspired to see how generously some residents are with their time. some had given more than 1000 hours over the course of the year. >> you are always doing good things with good people. it is always fun to watch you. it was not good today. let's start with a good news. the national's put on a show and they are on a roll. the caps are headed
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Apr 25, 2010 9:00am EDT
of being mayor of chicago. >> i would probably be picked up in arizona. is that we want in america? >> arizona becomes ground zero in the immigration debate. and members of the nation's capital once again lose out on voting rights. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- president obama traveled to new york this week to chastise wall street for risky business practices that triggered a financial meltdown. however, at the same time, he asked for their help in enacting financial overhaul legislation. is this chutzpah or good politics, mark. >> we will find out when they pass the bill next week in the senate. this is not about process, it is about product. >> charles? >> i wished they had proposed a bill that would break up the statbig banks so that he would not have too big to fail. there was no support left or right for that. this is a substitute. i am not sure it will accomplish what wants but it is a good faith effort. >> chutzpah or politics, nina? >> it is good politics and a decent bill. i agree with charles the picking up the banks would have been sma
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Apr 26, 2010 4:30am EDT
it for this espn news update, remember, you can always stay current with espn news. now back to abc's "america this morning." >>> well, humankind shouldn't rush through the welcome mat, but e.t. comes knocking. >> world famous astrophysicalist search hawkly says, take more independence day the dangerous nomad looking to conjure. >> hawking compares them to christopher columbus' arrival which he says didn't fare very well. the documentary airs on the discovery channel. that's the theory at least. >> i believe they could be out there. >>> coming up next, the stories we're following today, including the enormous recovery jobs for people in mississippi. >>> and baseball's best visit 1600 pennsylvania avenue. sneezing ] day after day, allergy season drags on. oh, how many days are you going to suffer? nasonex is the only prescription that's proven to help prevent most seasonal nasal allergy symptoms, including congestion, so you can have more symptom-free days. [ female announcer ] side effects were generally mild and included headache, viral infection, sore throat, nosebleeds and coughing. it does
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Apr 28, 2010 12:00pm EDT
here in america about what this comes amid controversy surrounding the new immigration law in arizona that sparked protests this week. >> this new law allows police to question people about their immigration status. these students believe it will discriminate against immigrants. >> our fear is that our country will regress and racial profiling will become a law that is prohibited like an arizona. >> the students say their fight is far from over and they plan to hold the rally saturday morning followed by a march to the white house. >>> meanwhile, district council members are looking to block d.c. police from joining a federal program to crackdown on illegal immigrants. counties in maryland and virginia have joined the federal fingerprinting program that allows police to check the immigration status of people they arrest. council members are sponsoring a bill to keep d.c. police from joining of that program. >>> two people on board a plane traveling from frederick, maryland to mississippi have died in a crash. federal investigators say that plane went down in eastern kentucky about 5:3
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Apr 28, 2010 11:35pm EDT
him tried as an adult. could this child be america's youngest lifer. >> a man tries to clear a problem at a laundry only to be sucked to his death. one of lany 14 americans killed each day on the job. how unsafe is your workplace? "nightline" investigates. >> plus, we heard that. gordon brown is the latest star. >> they should have never put me with her. >> to george bush, to joe biden. he's got plenty of company. it's a brief history of how a hot mike becomes a hot mess. >>> good evening. i'm terry moran. we're going to begin tonight with a story about a child who may never know freedom again. at the age of 11, according to prosecutors, he allegedly shot his step mother who was pregnant at the time, on the way to school. what has transpired is a family in morning, a father's insistence on innocence, and a judge intent on try the child to the full extent of the law. >> it's a chime so haunting, so unthinkable. on february 20th, 2009, inside this farmhouse, kenzie houk, just two weeks away from giving birth to his first son, was asleep in bed. >> how excited was she? >> she was thrilled
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